Chinese Athlete Arrives for Rio Olympics, Immediately Gets Vomited on and Robbed

Chinese Athlete Arrives for Rio Olympics, Immediately Gets Vomited on and Robbed

August 1, 2016
A Chinese hurdler who traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the 2016 Olympics was robbed in the most disgusting of ways.
The Chinese hurdler, Shi Dongpeng, was reportedly with a journalist when he arrived at his hotel late at night in Rio on July 25. The two were tricked by con artists when one of them distracted Shi by vomiting all over him.
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Of course, Shi ran to the bathroom to clean the puke off himself. Meanwhile, the journalist was furiously chasing after the person who threw up on Shi. When they both came back to the lobby, Shi and the journalist found that their things had gone missing.
The International Sports Press Association reported that the two reviewed surveillance videos of the incident and discovered that they had fallen for the gross scheme. When the journalist left in pursuit of the vomiter, his accomplice had entered the hotel and stole their belongings.
The journalist’s full set of camera equipment was taken. They then went to the local police station to file a report at around 2 A.M. What they found was a long line of people waiting to report other crimes.
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